Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernandez
Photo courtesy of Festival Internacional Cervantino
Festival Internacional Cervantino
GUANAJATO • Various • Ongoing
|South Africa is the Guest of Honour of The Festival Internacional Cervantino, and more than 200 artists will be in concert in Guanajuato, a silver-mining town north of Mexico City. The South African artist delegation includes: the mystic Lady Smith Black Mambazo singing a capella, the trumpet player Hugh Masekela, the young singer Judith Sephuma, the sax player Winston Mankunku, and the visual artist William Kentridge with his short films and live music.|
The festival also includes traditional Zulu dancers, all under the age of thirty, in a programme of Africanized hip-hop, with rubber boots, marimbas an tennis-shoe tap-dancing.
Other countries with a presence at the Cervantino Festival are Germany, Spain, Lithuania, China, Korea, Monaco, Canada and Italy.
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